There’s a wonderful song in the musical ON THE TOWN called ‘Some Other Time’ (Leonard Bernstein, Comden and  Green). The song begins, “Where has the time all gone to, haven’t done half the things I want to…..oh well, we’ll catch up some other time…”

I started Vienna’s Classic Hollywood in September, 2012 , knowing next to nothing about blogging, but I did have experience editing a film magazine ,’That Certain Age’.

It’s now 5 years since my first post, and I do wonder where the time has gone!

That first post ( called ‘Classic Opening Scenes’ ) was only two paragraphs long and had one tiny picture . ( Boy, do I post a lot more pictures these days!)

It’s been great discovering so many online fans of vintage Hollywood. And I’ve enjoyed researching for articles and learning so much more about the classic era.

There are so many films I want to write about, and I always look forward to providing a forum for discussion.

My thanks to everyone who has contributed over the years, and to the many wonderful bloggers whose work I enjoy so much.

And, of course, any excuse for some photos! Some scenes from just some  of my favourite films:

Ann Sheridan, Errol Flynn.EDGE OF DARKNESS.


Fred Mc Murray,






Lloyd Bridges, Alida Valli, Glenn Ford.THE WHITE TOWER


Dean Jagger.12 O’CLOCK HIGH.


Ward Bond, Ida Lupino. Robert Ryan.ON DANGEROUS GROUND


Ella Raines, Brian Donlvey.IMPACT.


William Talman, Adele Jergens.  ARMORD CAR ROBBERY




Cyd Charisse, FRED Astaire..THE BAND WAGON




Sally Jane Bruce, Billy Chapin.NIGHT OF THE HUNTER.


Maria Schell, Gary Cooper.THE HANGING TREE.


Pernell Roberts, Randolph Scott.RIDE LONESOME.


Eva Marie Saint, Martin Landau.NORTH BY NORTHWEST


Good advice !


14 responses »

  1. Congratulations on your fifth anniversary! I am rapidly approaching my first anniversary at WordPress. This is a fine, interesting article. I enjoyed reading it, and I look forward to reading more of your articles in the future.

    By the way, I would like to invite you to join my blogathon, “The Great Breening Blogathon:” https://pureentertainmentpreservationsociety.wordpress.com/2017/09/07/extra-the-great-breening-blogathon/. It is celebrating the life and work of Joseph Breen, the enforcer of the Motion Picture Production Code between 1934 and 1954. As we honor his birthday, which is on October 14, we will be discussing and analyzing the Code era, breening films from other eras, and writing about our own ideas for classic movies. One doesn’t have to agree with the Code and Mr. Breen to enjoy that! I hope you will do me the honor of joining. We could really use your talent!

    Yours Hopefully,

    Tiffany Brannan

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